You can register for programs online, by calling 403.260.2620, or in person at your community library. You’ll need a valid Library card number and PIN for each person attending the program. Both parents/caregivers and children must have valid library memberships to register for all parented children’s programs. Library cards are free; register online or at your community library. 

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From: 08/Aug/2019 - To: 06/Sep/2019 - Subject: Families

#Wildlife Rules

Mountain World Heritage Interpretive Theatre brings you a celebration of the animals that make Banff National Park such a special place. In partnership with Parks Canada.

Audience: Adults & Kids

A Whale of a Tale

Join us as we weave a tale of Alberta and Calgary in a story that will unfold in your mind and come to life with a finger puppet that you will be able to take home. Presented by A Whale of a Tale.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 3 to 6

Brazilian Cultural Showcase

Experience the sights, sounds, and bold colours of Brazil during this interactive performance featuring drumming, dance, and more. In partnership with Brazilian Heat.

Audience: Adults & Kids

Chess in the Library

Play chess supported by coaching from the Calgary Chess/Junior Chess Clubs. Children under 12 must be with a parent or caregiver.

Audience: Adults & Kids

Child Minding

Caregivers can participate in Library programs and services while their children are cared for. Led by the YWCA. Supported by the Government of Alberta, Culture and Tourism, Career and Employment Information Services (CEIS), and the Calgary Public Library Foundation.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 12

CPO Discovery Zoo

Join professional musicians as they explain and demonstrate the unique sounds of their musical instruments. In partnership with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Audience: All Ages - Ages 4 and up

Drop-in Family Storytime

Drop in for stories, songs, and finger plays the whole family can enjoy.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Firefighter Storytime

Drop in and join Library staff and a Calgary Fire Department firefighter for a special family storytime. Firefighter subject to availability.

Audience: Adults & Kids

Meet a Police Officer

Meet a Calgary police officer and learn about their job and the tools they use every day. In partnership with Calgary Police Service.

Audience: All Ages - Ages up to 17

Music Comes to Life

Enjoy an interactive family concert experience featuring popular radio hits and original songs performed by Carolina Maria. Learn about rhythm, hear the story behind songs, and more!

Audience: All Ages

Parent & Tot Jazz

Explore rhythmic play and creative movement with your child in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. In partnership with Decidedly Jazz Danceworks.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 3 with a parent/caregiver

Reading With Royalty

Celebrate inclusion and diversity with our new glamorous family-friendly storytime program, led by local drag queen and king performers. Supported by ATB Financial.

Audience: All Ages - Ages up to 5

The Wheels On the Bus

Use music to get your preschooler up and moving. Play instruments, sing, dance, and create music together. In partnership with MasterWorX Music Therapy.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 3 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Tsuut'ina Family Storytime

Learn about the Tsuut'ina language through rhymes, songs, and stories led by a Tsuut'ina language speaker and Elder.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 5 with a parent/caregiver

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